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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Impairment of endothelium-dependent pulmonary-artery relaxation in chronic obstructive lung disease.
Tobacco use remains a major cause of many of the world's top killer diseases - including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and lung cancer.
In 1998, encouraged by the US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the World Health Organization, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) was formed to attempt to help individuals suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Long- term exposure leads to chronic obstructive lung disease as well as lung cancer.
To increase global awareness of COPD, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (http://www.
Lower-than-expected sales of Dey's Perforomist, an inhaler for chronic obstructive lung disease, prompted Mylan to begin looking for a buyer in February.
Chronic obstructive lung disease and arteriosclerosis were also identified as ailments where the veteran-public ratio was high.
The task force utilized the Global initiative for chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ((2006), and the American Thoracic Society (ATS)/European Respiratory Society (ERS) Standards for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with COPD (updated 2005), as resources in the development of the program.
The new criteria were developed by the WHO and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute through their Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) and were released in 2001.
Key Words: laryngeal paracoccidioidomycosis, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, chronic obstructive lung disease
The so-called "9/11 Bill" allows workers who later become ill with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, asbestosis (a respiratory disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers), mesothelioma (a form of cancer usually caused by previous exposure to asbestos), or cancer to file claims as "occupational diseases.
In 1993 the most requested information was on indoor air quality, lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease.

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